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Dams-O’Connor, Kristen

Kristen Dams-O'Connor


  • Affiliation: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Chair Person

Kristen Dams-O’Connor is a clinical neuropsychologist and instructor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and a licensed psychologist in the state of New York. She specializes in neuropsychological assessment, neurorehabilitation, and cognitive remediation. She specializes in working with adults with neurological impairments resulting from traumatic brain injury, stroke, anoxia, sports concussion, brain tumors, dementia, and movement disorders. Dr. Dams-O’Connor employs evidence-based, innovative, goal-oriented interventional approaches to enhance cognitive and adaptive functioning, and to improve self-awareness and social skills.She is the training director of the predoctoral externship program in clinical neuropsychology and rehabilitation research at the Brain Injury Research Center of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. She is also a co-investigator in the Mount Sinai Injury Control Research Center, and the Transforming Research and Clinical Knowledge of TBI project.


Within the last 24 months, have you rendered, or in the next two years, will you render clinical services or support services (whether diagnostic, therapeutic, educational, case management, or similar) to persons with TBI or their family members and caregivers, as an independent professional or employee of a for-profit or not-for-profit organization? 5% of work week spent providing clinical neuropsychological services through Mount Sinai Faculty Practice.
Within the past 24 months and during the three-year course of the project under consideration, I or one of my immediate family members received or will receive financial or material research support or compensation from the following: Travel expenses; NIH, NIDRR, CDC

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